Warm Artichoke Parmesan Dip

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Artichoke Parmesan Dip

Warm Artichoke Parmesan Dip I prised the recipe for this warm artichoke parmesan dip from the clutches of an American friend a few years back.  And I have literally not stopped making it since.  I’m a little apprehensive to share it on here, as it is the winning combination of wickedly delicious, but deceptively simple and easy to make. Obviously … Read More

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Hand Painted Plates Ikea Hack £1 each

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hand painted Plates Ikea Hack

Hand Painted Plates Ikea Hack £1 each I’ve become a little bit obsessed with making these hand painted plates.  My only constraint is the cupboard space to store them.  I was confined to barracks last month, as the kids were on study leave.  They are pretty self sufficient, but I need to be on hand to give some gentle (and … Read More

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Lime Place Settings

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Lime Place Settings

Lime Place Settings Regular visitors to PaintSewGlue Chew will know I love a name place setting.  These Lime place settings are a little bit quirky, but super easy.  My favourite combination. They may seem a little bit ‘precious’ for relaxed dining, but I always use them. Guests can be directed to the table, and can faff as much as they … Read More

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Baked Brie Honey and Pine Nuts

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Baked Brie, Honey and Pine Nuts Baked Brie is fantastic dish to serve guests with drinks, as a sociable get stuck in kind of a snack. (my favourite kind). Its also fantastic for unexpected guests, as it only takes a few moments to whip up.A bit of un necessary background:  I’m a sucker for a junk shop.  I love modern … Read More

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Pimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies

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Homemade Jazzies

Homemade Chocolate Jazzies These homemade chocolate jazzies elevate a plain chocolate cake (if there is such a thing) into the big league.  They are very quick and easy to make – and create a bit of a wow impact for virtually no effort.  (Especially for bakers like me who can’t ice). If you use decent chocolate these are so much … Read More

DianaPimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies